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Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Title
Addio a Napoli from the von Gloeden Postcards series
Artist
Joseph Beuys
Date
1978
Dimensions
3.5 × 5.5 × inches
Materials
offset lithograph, graphite on paper
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Mixed Media (Multiples)
Accession Number
1992.284.6
Style
Fluxus
Edition
VII/X A.P.
Inscriptions
In pencil front LR “Joseph Beuys”; In pencil front UM “La rivoluzione siamo Noi”; LR “a.p. VII/X”; other penciled marks and notations [Beuys’s “drawing” of the “Hauptstrom” ink stamp]
Physical Description
from von Gloeden Postcards, a series of 13 Italian postcards with photographs by Baron von Gloeden (1856-1931), to which Beuys has made handwritten additions. (On these postcards Beuys made whimsical drawings of the “Hauptstrom stamp” in pencil, rather than using the actual “Hauptstrom” ink stamp.) Walker has only 11 of the postcards (acc. # 92.284.1–.11); “Amicizia” and Maria are missing.
Printer
N.A.
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992